Author Archives: Alexa Asperin

Helping Hands in Sunnyside – Sunnyside Community Services


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Sunnyside Community Services After-School Programs

For the past 36 years, Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) has been serving Queens residents with a variety of services and programs for all ages, from after-school services for elementary school children, college readiness and job skills training programs for teens and young adults, family literacy and computer courses for families, to services for active and […]

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South Ozone Park students using iPads


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Goodbye bulky social studies textbook. Hello slim, sleek iPad2. Students at Our Lady’s Catholic Academy in South Ozone Park are closing their “old-fashioned” textbooks and notebooks as they enter the touch-screen world of Apple for assignments, note taking, tutorials and more. “I’m so emotional,” said 11-year-old Katherine Duarte of South Ozone Park. “I think I’m […]

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